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Frederic Spielberg lecture on Beatnik poetry, 1960 February 18

Spielberg, Frederic, Dr.


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Title: Frederic Spielberg lecture on Beatnik poetry

Date: 1960 February 18

Physical Details: 1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in. ; 1 hr., 4 min., 1 sec.

Description: Spielberg discusses the Beatnik poetry movement, both superficial and deeper aspects, and how the term "Beatnik" is a misnomer. He reads from several poems.

Lecture begins 47 seconds into recording, and is cut off at end of recording.

Original tape has intermittent noises, but is generally intelligible.

Creator: Spielberg, Frederic, Dr.

Forms part of: Rudolph Schaeffer papers, 1880s-1997

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: Frederic Spielberg. Frederic Spielberg lecture on Beatnik poetry, 1960 February 18. Rudolph Schaeffer papers, 1880s-1997. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Availability: This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.

Digital ID: 11962